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Records of the Past is a book by British Assyriologist Archibald Henry Sayce, first published in 1889. This is the third of a five volume set that Sayce wrote. Subtitled 'Being English translations of the ancient monuments of Egypt and Western Asia', the series focuses on the ancient writings of the Ancient Near East and Ancient Egypt. This volume includes The Precepts of Ptah-Hotep; The Daughter of the Prince of Bakhtan and the Spirit that Possessed Her; Hymn to the Nile; Letters to Egypt from Babylonia, Assyria, and Syria, in the Fifteenth Century B.C.; Ancient Babylonian Agricultural Precepts; The India House Inscription of Nebuchadrezzar the Great; and, Contract-Tablets Relating to Belshazzar.
This book has 37,098 words, 93 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1889.
Production notes: This ebook of Records of the Past, Vol. III was published by Global Grey in 2018, and updated on the 13th November 2022. The artwork used for the cover is 'Egyptian Temple' by Sydney Herbert.
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